LAHORE: Federal Minister for Women Development Firdous Ashiq Awan has said plan has been finalised to establish a sizeable and well-equipped Display Center exclusively for women entrepreneurs in Lahore.The project with an objective to strengthen the role of women for the economic development of the country will provide opportunity to them to showcase their prducts.Speaking at a seminar on Way Forward for Economic Empowerment of Women organised by the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and Ministry of Women Development Monday she said the Centre would also attract foreign buyers. She said the government was making all out efforts for the economic empowerment of the women. She urged the women to learn more about modern business methodologies and techniques as at global marketplace ample opportunities do exist for them.
LCCI president Shahzad ali Malik called for social empowerment, legal empowerment, political empowerment and economic empowerment of women for bringing a positive change in society. He urged the State Bank of Pakistan to provide collateral free loaning facility to the women entrepreneurs so that they could be able to perform to their fullest potential. He said though the TDAP was playing a commendable role in promoting business activities overseas especially encouraging women entrepreneurs to take part in international business delegation as well as trade fairs – Dailytimes